Dates

Caryn and Stephen being chased by weather
Caryn and Stephen being chased by weather

Jan. 9 – April 30 April 2 –Exhibit of Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies featuring photographs by Stephen Locke and poetry by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg from their book of the same name, exhibited in Oak Park Library, 9500 Bluejacket Dr., Overland Park, KS.

Jan. 10 – Turning Point Writing Retreat at Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing open to all living with serious illness as caregivers or patients, free but pre-registration required, 1-5 p.m., 8900 State Line, Leawood, KS.

Feb. 12 – 19 – Goddard Graduate Institute Residency for MA programs in Transformative Language Arts, Consciousness Studies, Social Innovation and Sustainability, Health Arts and Sciences, and Individualized MA. Plainfield, VT.

Mar. 2Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other presentation 12:15-1:15 p.m., Pioneer Memorial Library, 375 W. 4th Street, Colby, KS.

Mar. 6 – Turning Point Writing Retreat at Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing open to all living with serious illness as caregivers or patients, free but pre-registration required, 1-5 p.m., 8900 State Line, Leawood, KS.

March 26 – A Change in the Weather: Writing From Climate Change with Ken LassmanCome consider your own internal and external weather in relation to climate change by dwelling among the art exhibit, “Heating Up: Artists Respond to Climate Change,” and using the art that speaks to you to catalyze your own poetry and prose. Ken Lassman, naturalist and writer, will orient us to local climate shifts to further help us orient to the art of living through climate change at home. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg will lead us in innovative and friendly writing prompts to find our own strongest symbols, stories, rhythms and images. Part of the Climate Art Project. 2-4 p.m., The Percolator, behind the Lawrence Arts Center (enter from alley between Rhode Island and New Hampshire streets), Lawrence, KS.

April 2 – May 29 – Exhibit of Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies featuring photographs by Stephen Locke and poetry by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg from their book of the same name, exhibited in Guldner Gallery, KCMO Library Library, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, MO.

clip-2010-09-18 16;31;48.2April 5 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies with Stephen Locke, storm chaser/photographer and Caryn at Fort Hays State University, where Stephen and Caryn will be visiting artists and give a presentation, details tba.

April 9 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies Gallery Show Presentation with Stephen Locke, storm chaser/photographer, Oak Park Library, 3 p.m. 9500 Bluejacket St., Overland Park, KS 66214.

April 13 – National Association for Poetry Therapy Pre-Conference Day Trip – Langston Hughes’ Childhood Community: The Vibrant Poetry Scene in Lawrence, Kansas with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, third Kansas poet laureate, and special guest Denise Low, second Kansas poet laureate, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. More details will be available here.

April 26 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies Gallery Show Presentation with Stephen Locke, storm chaser/photographer, Oak Park Library, 6 p.m. reception, 6:30 program, Kansas City, Missouri public library, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, MO.

May 1 – May 2 – Lougheed-Kofoed Festival of the Arts: Keynote Speaker. State University of New York, Potsdam, NY – keynote workshop Sun., May 1, 4-6 p.m., and keynote reading Mon., May 2, 10 a.m. location tba.

May 15-20 – Brave Voice: Writing andBV09 Caryn, Kel & the wind Singing for Your Life: 11th annual Brave Voice retreat in the heart of the Flint Hills on beautiful Council Grove Lake at White Memorial Camp. Spend your mornings engaging with your brave voice through writing, songwriting and singing workshops (no experience necessary); your afternoons creating, resting, exploring, or even getting a massage (massage therapist on site); and your evenings at life-giving performances with Kelley, Caryn, and our own coffeehouse of wonder. Information here.

August 5-12 Goddard Graduate Institute Residency for MA programs in Transformative Language Arts, Consciousness Studies, Social Innovation and Sustainability, Health Arts and Sciences, and Individualized MA degrees. Plainfield, VT.

August 12-14 – Power of Words Conference at Ferry Beach, Saco, Maine (near Portland). Join Caryn and many others who love the power of words! Info. here.